Aug 15, 2013 6:30pm PDT
america's most unequal countries. he was sworn in today with a promise to wage war on poverty. >> he is taking office after a turbulent year in paraguay. last june, it was isolated in the region after the controversial impeachment of a former president. now it is hoped he will be built paraguay's links with neighbors. >> paraguay was not allowed to participate in the last summit in july. it was suspended from the alliance last year when they decided the paraguay senate had undemocratically removed the country's president. now paraguay is said to be readmitted to the group, which includes venezuela, brazil, argentina, and uruguay. like the eu, it is a common market, but in south america, political disputes have often hampered free trade. these days, eu nations export nearly 2/3 of their goods to each other. now brazil, south america's biggest economy, is looking to unilaterally strengthen trade ties with the eu, potentially undermining the partnership. >> time to check in with the markets now. we have been watching the days trading in frankfurt. >> traders and frankfurt have a lot of
Aug 26, 2013 6:30pm PDT
new single "applause." ♪ >> team new zealand has secured its spot in the upcoming america's cup. >> the -- >> the kiwis squeezed out the italian team by a seven to one margin. team new zealand set a new speed record. they will face their rivals, team usa, in the americas cup in september. >> that is all for now. remember, you can find out more about these and other stories at our website. that is www.dw.de. >> thanks for watching. stay tuned. >> this program is brought to you in part by cie tours international. for over 80 years featuring all-inclusive and fwlaoeps tours throughout ireland and britain, and by tourism ireland, celebrating a special year in ireland, the gathering 2013, a year long country twid celebration of food, culture and unique events, ireland.com, and today you'll find err land gives as only the irish can to
Aug 8, 2013 6:30pm PDT
a lawsuit against the bank of america earlier in the week for misleading investors about the real risk involved in putting money into mortgage-backed securities. investors lost hundreds of millions of dollars in those investments, but the bank claims it is not responsible for the subsequent property collapse which led to those massive losses. mexico's obesity rate is now higher than in the united states, and it is still on the rise. a united nations report has put mexico's obesity rate at the 32% of adults, making it the fattest country in the western hemisphere. >> diet and particularly the high consumption of sugary soft drinks are getting much of the blame, but the country's sotalol b is fighting back, saying that a lack of exercise and the country's love of fried foods are the real culprits. >> it may seem a little ironic, but members of the sotalol be have even launched a new health awareness campaign. -- members of the soda lobby. >> mexicans consume more soft drinks than anyone else in the world. big demand means good is this for international beverage companies, but the sugary
Aug 9, 2013 6:30pm PDT
are off to central america where archaeologists have discovered a 1500-year-old mayan freeze. they excavated the sculpture in the jungles of northern guatemala. >> the well preserved picture. researchers said the findings would provide important clues on the mayan civilization. they say further discoveries are likely. indiana jones would be on his way. all right, you are up to date. we will see you again at the top of the hour. explore new worlds and new ideas through programs like this, made available for everyone through h contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. dr. joel fuhrman is a board-certified physician whose groundbreaking work has been acclaimed as a medical breakthrough for weight loss, disease reversal and prevention. the american diet today has 62% of calories from processed foods. how many of you would like a promise that you don't have to have a heart attack when you get older?